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The VICE Morning Bulletin

Hillary Clinton returns to the campaign trail, Florida police have arrested a suspect in the mosque fire case, Apple has already run out of its iPhone 7 Plus, and more.
VICE Staff
9.15.16
politics

Unpopularity contest: Trump and President Enrique Peña Nieto to meet in Mexico

Americans are familiar with the Republican nominee's PR issues south of the border, but Mexico’s president has his own popularity problems at home.
Brendan James
8.31.16
americas

Forensic Study Calls Bullshit on Government's Version in the Missing Mexican Students Case

The Argentine Forensic Anthropology Team found no evidence of the kind of fire required to support the government's earlier conclusion that the students were incinerated at a garbage dump. This is the second external study to demolish that version.
Melissa del Pozo
2.10.16
americas

Mexico's President Has Dug Himself Into a Hole — And It's Going to Be Hard to Climb Back Out

He arrived in 2012 with promises of "Saving Mexico," but ever since, Peña Nieto has dropped in the polls and responded poorly to a string of embarrassing scandals.
David Agren
12.1.15
americas

Mexico Is Failing Its Citizens on Human Rights, UN Commissioner Says During Visit

The UN's High Commissioner for Human Rights slammed Mexico's record on abuses, torture, and illegal executions, saying 'I wish everyone could meet' victims of state violence in the country.
Daniel Hernandez
10.8.15
mexico

Soldiers ‘Won’t Be Treated Like Criminals’ in Ayotzinapa Case, Mexico Army Chief Says

Mexican defense secretary Salvador Cienfuegos said emphatically on Tuesday that soldiers in Guerrero did not participate in the attacks that left 43 young men missing.
Daniel Hernandez
10.6.15
crime & drugs

Mexico Sends US-Born Drug Lord ‘La Barbie’ Back Home to Face Charges

Edgar Valdez Villareal became a somewhat larger-than-life figure after his arrest in 2010 when he smirked before news cameras and boasted that a movie would be made about his life in the drug world.
Daniel Hernandez
10.1.15
americas

In Photos: A Call For Justice On the Streets of Mexico City for 'More Than' 43 Missing

Scenes from the huge demonstration in central Mexico City on the one-year anniversary of the mass disappearance of 43 young men from the Ayotzinapa Normal School.
Hans-Maximo Musielik
9.28.15
americas

Massive Mexico Protest for Missing 43 Students on Rainy Anniversary

Tens of thousands of protesters march in Mexico City on rainy day to show indignation over the missing students remains strong
Melissa del Pozo
9.26.15
americas

'He Is Responsible': Parents of Missing 43 Students to Meet Mexican President Today

The meeting comes two days before the first anniversary of the police attacks on the students that also killed six people. Parents also began a 43-hour fast on Wednesday.
Gabriela Gorbea
9.24.15
americas

'Asleep' For a Year: Aldo Gutierrez, Forgotten Victim of Mexico's Ayotzinapa Attacks

On September 26, 2014, Gutierrez was shot in the head by Mexican police. 'He will return, slow, safe, and patient, like the turtles,' a brother says.
Melissa del Pozo
9.23.15
americas

Mexico Arrests 'Material Author' of Attack Against Missing Students, But Offers No Details

Mexico's national security commissioner did not reveal what makes detainee Gildardo Lopez Astudillo the 'author' of the attacks that left 43 young men missing. Later, an Argentine forensics group confirmed the death of a second student.
Melissa del Pozo
9.17.15
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